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Introduction
Delphi IDEs and Compilers
Free Delphi Compression Libraries
Free Delphi Script Engines
Free Database Components
Delphi Database engines
Free Encryption components
Free Middleware Components
Free Delphi UI Components
Printing and Reports
Free Delphi Unicode Libraries
Delphi Component Directories
Free Delphi Memory Managers
Free Delphi Libraries, Components, Utilities
Free Graphics Libraries
Free Delphi Audio libraries
Free 3D Programming
Free Delphi Game Programming
Delphi Programs with Source
Internet and Network Components
Core Delphi
Free Resource Editors
Free Delphi Tools
Delphi Blogs and Magazines
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Introduction

Delphi is one of the best programming tools to create software for Windows.

With Delphi you can without much effort create small yet powerful Windows applications, which do not need to be installed, do not depend on Active X controls, or special dlls. This means that you will have far fewer users complaining about installation problems than if you created your software using Java, .NET, Visual Basic or Visual C++. Besides, many quality Delphi freeware, shareware and open source components can be found on the Web. See also below.

Delphi allows fast and high-level/abstract programming, like Java and Visual Basic, but you can also use it to code at a lower/more fundamental level, like you can do with most C++ environments. Delphi is based on the Pascal programming language making it ideal for educational purposes as well.

 
Delphi IDEs and Compilers
DelphiNot free. Industrial strength Object Pascal based IDE, compiler, visual framework and component library. It runs on Windows. It allows you to create applications for: Win32, Win64, Mac OSX and iOS.
Lazarus + Free PascalFreeware Delphi-like IDE, compiler (with Object Pascal language, Visual framework and components) which runs on Linux, Windows, MAC and FreeBSD.
Programs created using Free Pascal are easy to deploy (no Java or .Net runtime, no complicated dynamic libraries). Some nice Lazarus/Free Pascal video tutorials can be found here.
Please note that most components which are listed below (on this page) are only compatible with Delphi, and not directly with Lazarus / Free Pascal. For libraries and components that can work with Lazarus / Free Pascal, please see here.
Oxygene for JavaNon-free object Pascal compiler to create (GUI) Java programs (bytecode) which can run on any platform which has a Java VM installed.
PrismNon-free object Pascal compiler for creating (GUI) .NET and Mono applications. Also known as: Oxygene for .NET.
 
Free Delphi Compression Libraries
AbbreviaFreeware open-source compression toolkit for Borland Delphi, C++Builder, & Kylix. It supports PKZIP 4, Microsoft CAB, TAR, & gzip formats & the creation of self-extracting archives. It includes visual components that simplify the manipulation of ZIP files.
DelphiZipFreeware Delphi zip component including source code.
DIUcIDelphi port of the fast and memory-efficient UCL C++-compression Library.
PasZLIB-SGNative port of the zlib compression library. It also includes a tiny class for writing/reading zip files.
ZipForgeExcellent zip library for Delphi with zip64 support, encryption, unicode filenames, transactions, streams, etc. Free for personal use.
 
Free Delphi Script Engines
Innerfuse Pascal ScriptFreeware script engine written in Delphi. IFPS allowes you to use most of Object Pascal language within your projects at runtime. It's a set of units that can be compiled into your exe file so there is no need to distribute any external files.
Tcl Scripting
Language Components
Delphi wrapper around the TCL scripting engine.
 
Free Database Components
A simple Delphi
wrapper for Sqlite 3
A Delphi wrapper for the freeware/opensource sqlite3 dll which could be kept simple because it does not implement Delphi's TDataset interface.
Direct SQLCross-platform (Windows and Linux) Delphi/Kylix native components for directly accesing mySQL servers (without using any externall dll's).
Open source
dbExpress drivers
DbExpress driver for ODBC. Supports Delphi 7 & 6.02, BCB 6, and Kylix 2 & 3. Tested against many Databases including: Microsoft SqlServer, Oracle, IBM DB2, Centura SqlBase, MySql, Microsoft Access, and
Quick Database
components
Free database components including source code. They have been created for older versions of Delphi, but because the source is available it should not be too difficult to get them working with more recent Delphi editions.
SQL Parser for DelphiA string parser that is capable to parse SQL statements into tokens, allows changing theese tokens and rebuilding (modified) SQL statement.
tDBFA native data access component for Delphi, BCB, Kylix, FreePascal. It allows you to create very compact database programs which don't need any special installer programs. The DB engine code is compiled right into your executable.
ZeosLibA set of freeware, open-source database components for MySQL, PostgreSQL, Interbase, Firebird, MS SQL, Sybase, Oracle and SQLite for Delphi, FreePascal/Lazarus, Kylix and C++ Builder.
 
Delphi Database engines
Absolute DatabaseFree for personal use. High-quality SQL database system with encryption and unicode support. Easy to use and deploy. It compiles directly into your application - no external DLLs or BDE needed. For other types of usage a registration fee is required. A multi-user version is available as well. The Delphi source code is available at an extra charge.
B-Tree FilerFast file-based database-system created with Delphi, and which is not dependent on other tools, such as the BDE, ODBC or third-party dll's. Freeware, open-source.
DBISAMNon-free. Multi-user and single-user database engine which compiles directly into your Delphi and C-Builder application. The Delphi source code is available at an extra charge.
FlashFilerFreeware, open-source SQL client/server database engine created using Delphi.
Real IsamA database library (DLL) that uses the ISAM method (Indexed Sequential Access Method) to manage access keys and variable length data records. For C++, Delphi, Visual Basic, etc. Freeware for Windows.
tDBFA native data access component for Delphi, BCB, Kylix, FreePascal. It allows you to create very compact database programs which don't need any special installer programs. The DB engine code is compiled right into your executable.
 
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Free Encryption components
Delphi Encryption CompendiumA large number of modern and traditional encryption algorithms (Blowfish, Twofish, 3DES, Rijndael, etc.) with various encryption modes (CTS/CBC/CFB/OFB/ECB, etc.). Hashes (MD2/4/5, SHA1-512, RipeMD128-320, etc.), checksums (CRC32, CRC16, etc.), text encoding/decoding (MIME Base 64, XX/UU, etc.), secure random number functions. ANSI and Unicode strings are supported.
DelphiCryptlibDellphi interfaces for the cryptlib library.
DCPcryptThe "Delphi Cryptography Package" is an open source library of encryption and hash algorithms for Delphi, which includes these algorithms: Blowfish, Cast 128, Cast 256, DES, 3DES, Ice, Thin Ice, Ice2, IDEA, Mars, Misty1, RC2, RC4, RC5, RC6, AES Rijndael, Serpent, Tea, Twofish, Haval, MD4, MD5, RipeMD-128, RipeMD-160, SHA-1, SHA-256, SHA-384, SHA-512, Tiger.
TEA'Tiny encryption algorithm'. A strong, compact and fast block cipher algorithm with a 128-bit key. It is not patented.
 
Free Middleware Components
MidWareA set of free 'Middleware' components and units which allow you to create an Application Server and related thin Client application, in just a few minutes. MidWare also includes CGI, ISAPI and ASP modules for web applications.
 
Free Delphi UI Components
Human Interface
Device controller suite
The HID controller (Human Interface Devices) is a component suite, which gives complete access to HID devices. Handles all devices which are in the HID subclass of USB
LS SpellerA non-visual Delphi component designed to add spell check capability to any application
Soft Gems Color PickerFree advanced color picker component for Delphi and BCB.
SynEditAn advanced multi-line cross-platform edit control, for Borland Delphi, Kylix and C++Builder. It supports Syntax Highlighting and code completion, it includes exporters for html, txt and rtf.
Virtual TreeviewVery powerful freeware open-source Delphi treeview component.
 
Printing and Reports
Print Preview SuiteExcellent freeware Delphi print & preview component including source code.
FreeReportFree report engine for Delphi and C++ Builder with report designer and previewer. Comparable to QuickReport3 and ReportBuilder 3.52. Freeware, full source code, royalty-free.
Report ManagerBoth a print scheme designer (report) and a high level printing (reporting) engine. Also a TCP Report Server and a Web Report Server (PDF on the fly), supports Windows and Linux. Connectivity to almost all databases is provided.
 
Free Delphi Unicode Libraries
Delphi Fundamentals
Unicode Library
Delphi units which provide common functions necessary to utilize Unicode strings in Delphi applications.
DIConvertersThe Delphi version of the popular libiconv character conversion library. It supplies over 150 character set encodings with two complementary functions each, adding up to a total of more than 300 character conversion functions, to decode from encoding to Unicode, to encode from Unicode to encoding. All conversion are fully native and require no DLL or system dependencies. Applications build with DIConverters therefore run on all Win32 platforms starting from (and including!) Windows 95.
SoftGems Unicode LibraryA Delphi Unicode support library to use WideStrings/Unicode strings in your application. It includes more than 100 functions and classes for handling Unicode widestrings, as well as a unicode-enabled search engine and a unicode enabled regular expression search engine.
SoftGems UniCodeEditorUCE, the UniCodeEditor is an edit control for Delphi and Borland C++ Builder with syntax highlighting and WideString/Unicode support. This edit control comes with syntax highlighter classes for Delphi, C/C++, HTML, SQL and DCG (the Delphi Compiler Generator).
 
Delphi Component Directories
Torry's Delphi PageNumerous components ordered by category. Recommended!
Delphi PagesDelphi components, tips, articles, forums, resumes, etc.
VCL ComponentsComponents and libraries for Delphi, C++, Basic, Assembler, etc.
Delphi Super PageA large listing of components and sources.
Delphi32.comLots of Delphi-related information and downloads ordered by category.
DelphiSourceLibraries, components and utilities.
DelphiABCDelphi components, tools, applications, samples, tips and articles.
ComponentSourceVery commercial components site for a variety of compilers including Delphi and .NET.
 
Free Delphi Memory Managers
FastMMMemory manager for Borland Delphi Win32 applications that scales well in multi-threaded applications, is not prone to memory fragmentation, and supports shared memory without the use of external dll files. It should also be compatible with Win64 as well as larger than 2GB operating system address spaces.
FastSharememA fast, lightweight replacement for Sharemem.pas and Borlndmm.dll which requires no runtime DLL, and incurs virtually no performance penalty.
ShareMemRepAnother replacement of the Borland Win32 memory manager.
 
Free Delphi Libraries, Components, Utilities
Colin Wilson's
Delphi Website
Components, libraries and utilities for Delphi.
Common geometry unitA Delphi unit containing: vector functions (addition, subtraction, negation, combination, dot product, cross product, linear interpolation, angle computation etc.), matrix functions (creation of rotation, scale and translation matrices, adjoint, determinant, inversion, multiply, transposition etc.), quaternion functions (creation, conjugation, multiplication, convertion to/from matrices, spherical linear interpolation etc.) and a few mathematical functions not found in older Delphi versions.
Delphi FundamentalsComprehensive collection of Delphi code units. Includes libraries for Unicode, Strings, Data Structures, Socket components and Mathematics.
Delphi HotkeyCreate a system wide hotkey. The way this works is that your program will received an event whenever the specified hotkey is pressed regardless of which application has focus.
delphi2cppA free utility which converts Delphi/Pascal units into C++ code.
DelphiDabbler.comOpen source delphi components, libaries and IDE extensions.
DelphiWorksA large high-quality freeware/open-source library for Win32 Delphi, containing routines for: date/time conversions, registry, multimonitor systems, files and drives, html, ini files, MP3, networks, Win32 operating system functions, numerics and mathematics, printers, string- conversions, etc. etc.
Note: the site and documentation are in German.
DSiWin32Collection of more than 100 routines designed to simplify work with Win32 API.
GpHugeFileEncapsulation of Windows file-handling routines that allows work with files larger than 2GB.
JediA large collection of freeware/open-source components.
KOLKOL - Key Objects Library is a set of objects to develop small-sized 32 bit Windows GUI applications using Delphi but without the VCL. KOL enables you to create very compact Windows32 GUI applications (11K or so without compression). It is distributed free of charge, with source code. Compatible with Delphi2 and higher, Borland Developer Studio, Turbo-Delphi, Kylix and Free Pascal 1.0.5 and higher.
MYTHcode.orgA collection of object pascal libraries for parsing text strings and macro languages HTML, XHTML, XML, CSS and others.
Primoz Gabrijelcic's
Delphi Pages
An extremly useful collection of Delphi components/libraries.
PSV Delphi
Components Library
A set of Open Source Delphi components containing: Windows Dialogs Library, php4Delphi, ISAPI and CGI support for Indy, RichEdit Syntax Highlighter .
Scalabium softwareFree database components, label components, edits, buttons, panels and more. Including source. Note: to access their page containing numerous free components you need to click on the link 'Free SMComponents' in the left-hand pane.
Standard Interface
Library
A framework library which aims to independize we all, the delphi developers, from the different glitches and jerks of the CLX/VCL, and attempts to provide code that is independent from the operating system. It is based on *heavy* use of interfaces.
TfisFileNotificationCreates a thread and uses it to monitor the contents of a directory or directory tree. Many different file changes can be monitored such as file size, last write, creation & deletion etc.
TPMathA library of mathematical/scientific routines and programs written in Pascal.
TurboCASH AccountingEntry level Delphi, Windows Accounting package for single users, small networks and distributed networks. Accomodates developer scripts, local plugins and multi language translation. Ideal for SME market.
TurboPower Essentials13 native VCL controls including drop-down calendars & calculators, roll-up dialogs, 3-D labels, tiled backgrounds, scrolling messages, menu buttons, and more. Freeware, open-source for Delphi and C++ Builder.
TurboPower OrpheusFreeware, open-source UI toolkit for Borland Delphi and C++Builder. It contains over 120 components covering everything from data entry to calendars and clocks. Other noteworthy components include an Object Inspector, LookOut bar, and report views.
TurboPower ShellShockA set of freeware, open-source components that let you customize applications with the functionality available in the Windows Shell and Windows Explorer, all without writing code. The components are written in native VCL for Borland Delphi and C++Builder.
TurboPower SysToolsFreeware, open-source library of utility routines and classes for Borland Delphi, C++Builder, and other environments that support COM. It includes 1-D and 2-D bar codes, sorting, money routines, logging, high-precision math, a run-time math expression analyzer, etc.
Unofficial
VisualCLX patches
Unofficial VisualCLX patches
 
Free Graphics Libraries
AggPasA Pascal/Delphi port of the AGG (Anti-Grain Geometry) 2D graphics library with anti-aliasing and subpixel rendering. Open source & freeware. The library does not depend on any special dll's.
Crispy PlotterPlots mathematical functions at high speed.
Delphi TwainFreeware open-source library to interface with TWAIN-compatible devices, such as: Scanners, Fax-modems.
FiltersAn image processing library: sobel, convolution, morphology, vectorization, segmentation, blob, blur, histogram, susan, threshold, texture, contrast, standard deviation, canny, distance map, douglas-peuker, sklansky-gonzales, contour, edge, etc.
Genesis DeviceOpen Source 3D engine project to create a complete FPS game engine, including tools to create and view a virtual-scene.
GifImageFreeware library to load, convert, save and display GIF's, and animated GIF's. See also Finn Tolderlund - Delphi programming.
Graph PackageTwo components TGraph & TGraph3D which can help users to easily and quickly create 2D/3D graphics applications.
GraphicExAn addendum to Delphi's Graphics.pas to enable your application to load many additional image formats.
Graphics32A library designed for fast 32-bit graphics handling on Delphi and Kylix. Optimized for 32-bit pixel formats, it provides fast operations with pixels and graphic primitives, and in most cases Graphics32 outperforms the standard TCanvas classes. It is almost a hundred times faster in per-pixel access and about 2 - 5 times faster in drawing lines.
PNG DelphiA freeware open-source library for reading PNG images.
Real-Time Oscilloscope
DLL Library
Freeware real-time Windows Oscilloscope DLL with an API for C++ , Delphi, MathWorks Matlab and Simulink.
TEffectsFree component for creating effects similar to what can be achieved using commercial photo editing programs. To open the TEffects page, you need to click on the 'Archive' link (which can be found on the top-left part of the page). You can also find the component here.
 
Free Delphi Audio libraries
BassAn audio library for use in Linux, Windows and Mac OSX software. Its purpose is to provide developers with powerful and efficient sample, stream (MP3, MP2, MP1, OGG, WAV, AIFF, custom generated, and more via add-ons), MOD music (XM, IT, S3M, MOD, MTM, UMX), MO3 music (MP3/OGG compressed MODs), and recording functions. All in a tiny DLL / SO-library, around 100Kb in size.
Header files for C/C++, Delphi, Free Pascal, Visual Basic and MASM APIs are provided, with several examples to get you started. .Net and other APIs are also available.
New Audio ComponentsAdds the capability of playing and recording audio to your application. Supported sound formats: Wav, Ogg Vorbis, FLAC, Monkey Audio, WavPack, MP3, Windows WMA, DTS, AC-3.
Also: change tags, mix audio streams, convert sample rates, etc.
 
Free 3D Programming
3D EnginesLarge list of 3D engines on various platforms and for various programming languages.
3D Studio Import LibraryA collection of classes and structures to allow loading 3d Studio mli (material) and prj (project) files into your Delphi and Borland C++ Builder application.
Delphi OpenGL
community
German OpenGL site for Delphi programmers.
GLSceneOpenGL package written in Delphi; freeware, open-source. Now also for Lazarus/Free Pascal, C++ Builder.
Open GL projects
including source
www.sulaco.co.za/opengl.htm,
www.sulaco.co.za/opengl2.htm,
www.sulaco.co.za/opengl3.htm,
www.sulaco.co.za/opengl4.htm,
www.sulaco.co.za/opengl5.htm.
OpenGL with DelphiEmbarcadero developer network article on OpenGL. Get acquainted with OpenGL 3D graphics programming with this cookbook approach.
OpenGL.orgGeneral home page of OpenGL.
OpenGL
header translation
An interface unit for using OpenGL with Delphi. It contains the translations of the gl.h, glu.h, glx.h and glext.h header files as well as a number additional support functions, and an interface with for most OpenGL extensions.
Codehead's Bitmap
Font Generator
A free bitmap font creation tool for OpenGL or DirectX applications.
 
Free Delphi Game Programming
3dstate3D Engines and sets of tools for writing 3D games. Freeware for non-commercial use.
About.com Delphi
game programming
Real-time 2D particle systems, VCL sprite engine, 3D engines list, basic game programming, DirectX.
ChessboardFreeware chessboard component for Delphi and C++ Builder. It provides a 2-Dimensional and customizable chessboard with a drag and drop interface and event handlers (OnLegalMove, OnIllegalMove, OnCapture, OnCheck, OnMate, OnStaleMate, OnDraw etc.) A simple chess engine is included but of course you can use your own chess engine as well.
ZenGLCross-platform game development library for Free Pascal and Delphi. Supported platforms: Linux, Windows, Mac OS X.
 
Delphi Programs with Source
ApophysisA windows application made in delphi for creating and editing fractal flames. Fractal flames are a extension on the ifs fractal.
Extreme Performance
Hospital IS
Freeware, open-source application for hospitals, containing a large number of modules which keep data of Patient Image, Symptoms, Physical Condition, Investigation, Diagnosis, Treatment including Procedure / Medication,etc. There are 50 hospitals in Thailand using this program.
Free applications
with source code
Free delphi-created programs with source code in the area of: database, games, graphics, multimedia, system, just useful, etc.
Free Delphi Programs
with Source
Free Delphi programs with source code for Internet, Database, HTML generation, RSR232 communication, terminal emulation, graphics, data conversion, help file making and more.
Free Delphi Source
Code Projects
A large number of open source applications, projects and components created using Delphi.
MonexPersonal finance manager based on double entry bookkeeping principles. Supports download of financial data (exchange rates, stock quotes ...). Download of online available data is intended for a Slovenian audience, but can be customized.
OpenSeeITAn opensource image viewer program for Windows written in Delphi.
Phoenix MailAn open source email client for Windows (and Linux?). Developed using Delphi. The program is no longer updated.
VSpeechApplication enabling users to control their computer by their voice.
Your First MP3
Delphi Player
How to build an MP3 player with the TMediaPlayer component.
 
TreePad X Enterprise
384 Gigabyte Personal Information Manager and Word Processor.
Intuitive and versatile, including Website Generator, spellchecker, thesaurus, attachments, search engine, recycle bin, and much more! For Windows and Linux/Wine.
Click here to get the free evaluation version.
 
Internet and Network Components
HTML Display ComponentsFreeware, open-source native Delphi components for displaying HTML files inside your application. The HTML rendering engine is fully written in object pascal, it does not need ActiveX, Internet Explorer, Mozilla or any other browser.
ICSA large set of free native Delphi Internet components including example applications: FTP client and server, HTTP server, Ping, SMTP client, POP3 client, sockets, DNS, News, Finger, etc.
Indy Project(1) Internet Direct (INDY) is an open source internet component suite comprised of popular internet protocols based on blocking sockets.
(2) IndySoap is a Open Source Library for implementing Web services using Borland Pascal Compilers.
Kylix WebProviderOpen Source CGI WebBroker replacement. It allows you to develop CGI applications in Apache environment using Kylix. It has a very small size compared to WebBroker and works fine with the Indy library and IndySOAP.
Mozilla ActiveX ControlHow to use the Mozilla ActiveX control to embed Mozilla Firefox into your Delphi application.
TurboPower
Async Professional
A comprehensive communications toolkit for Borland Delphi, C++Builder, & ActiveX environments. It provides direct access to serial ports, TAPI, and the Microsoft Speech API. It supports faxing, terminal emulation, VOIP, & more. Freeware, open-source.
TurboPower
Internet Professional
A set of freeware/open-source VCL components providing Internet connectivity. It includes POP3, SMTP, NNTP, FTP, HTTP, Instant Messaging, HTML viewer components, as well as components for low-level socket access.
 
Core Delphi
Advanced DelphiVarious advanced Delphi projects including source code and detailed explanations: shell, windows API, Graphics, OLE programming, registry, hardware
CodexterityDelphi and C# rants.
Delphi for MAC ?If you like the idea of creating Delphi-Mac applications, or porting your existing Windows/Linux software to MAC, please take a little time to sign the Borland Delphi for MAC OS petition.
Programming without
VCL and IDE
Example of a Delphi 'Hello World' application without using the Borland application framework, but by calling the Windows API directly. The advantage is a fast and very small program (15 Kb) but it is more work.
 
Free Resource Editors
XN Resource EditorFreeware open-source resource editor and PE module explorer for Windows. It works with all resource files (.RES) and PE modules (.EXE, .DLL, etc.) and it has special knowledge of modules written in Delphi. It can display all the modules that comprise a Delphi program, and let you edit the properties of the components used on Delphi forms.
Resource HackerA freeware resource editor for 32bit Windows executables and resource files (*.res).
 
Free Delphi Tools
FreeVCSFreeware, open-source version control system having a Client/Server architecture and written in Delphi. It has syntax highlighting for Delphi, Pascal, C++, VB, Perl, Java, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL, etc. and can be integrated with the Delphi IDE.
 
Delphi Blogs and Magazines
DelphiFeeds.comAll Delphi blogs in one place.
Dr. Bob's Delphi ClinicIndepth discussion of Delphi-related issues by Dr. Bob: links, news, facts, tricks, articles, etc.
Embarcadero BlogsBlogs related to Delphi and other Embarcadero tools.
Rob's Technology CornerDelphi-related blog by Robert Love.
 
Delphi Communities
ADUGAustralian Delphi User Group.
BUGUK Delphi user group.
Delphi NewsgroupsUseful information regarding Delphi newsgroups.
Delphi User groupsA large list of local/country-based user groups.
Delphi-TalkThis mailing list is an open forum for discussing anything related to Borland Delphi.
Embarcadero
Discussion Forums
The official Delphi discussion forums. Discuss your questions, ideas and problems with other programmers.
The Delphi Wiki"A collaborative project to create the most definitive, accurate, and accessible database, reference and community for everything related to Delphi."
 
Tutorials, Reference, Tricks & Tips
A Beginner's Guide to
Delphi Database
Programming
This free online course for database beginners and those who want a broad overview of the art of database programming with Delphi. Learn how to design, develop and test a database application using ADO.
Delphi BasicsHelp and reference for the fundamentals of the Delphi language. It is an introduction to the Delphi Object Oriented Language for newcomers, and provides a ready reference for experienced programmers.
Delphi CornerLots of extremely useful articles and tutorials.
Delphi LandTutorials for beginners and intermediate level programmers, crash Course Delphi, projects with fully commented source code, Tips and hints, book reviews, Questions and Answers Forum, etc.
Delphi Programming
Advanced Topics
Programming the Windows shell, network programming techniques, computer monitoring techniques, graphics and multi-media programming, creating custom Delphi components. Recommended!
Delphi TipsTips and code fragments related to algorithms, Windows API, components, databases, distributed aplications, dll's, events, hardware, ide, object pascal, multimedia, security, etc.
DelphiTricks.comUseful Delphi source code listings and examples.
efg's Reference LibraryLinks, reference, information on: algorithms, dates & times, files, directories, disks, i/o, graphics, math functions, printing, strings.
Essential PascalFreely downloadable (zipped) PDF eBook on the core pascal language as found in Delphi.
Free Online
Programming Tutorials
Free online programming tutorials for beginning Delphi programmers.
Pascal NewsletterTutorials and articles useful to the intermediate and advanced Delphi programmer.
Using C object files
in Delphi
How to compile and link an object file into a Delphi unit, and provide the missing parts of the C runtime that it needs.
 
Delphi Resources
About
Delphi programming
Delphi-related articles, programming tutorials, news and other useful Delphi resources.
Delphi32.comComponents, downloads, articles and news.
DelphiSeekDirectory and search engine for Delphi components, resources, etc.
efg's Computer LabA site containing lots of very interesting projects, related to image processing, color, graphics, encryption, mathematics, fractals and chaos, science and engineering.
HABit Delphi linksVery large collection of well-maintained links to Delphi sites, user-grups, downloads, tutorials, FAQs and tips.
Project JediThe main goal of Project Jedi is to translate Windows API C++ library calls to native pascal units which can be used in Delphi.
Another goal is to be a "portal" Website through which the whole community can share support, reusable code and components.
The Delphi compendiumDelphi-related books and links.
the Delphi searchEnables you to search multiple Delphi-related sites in one go.
The Delphi-BoxDelphi portal; 1000+ links and tips for Developers.
 
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If you know of any good free Delphi tools, such as: components, databases, libraries, script engines, free middleware, tutorials, ezines, please let us know!
 
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